Daily Roundup: 8GB iPhone 5c rumor, Microsoft OneNote goes free, and more

You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on through the break, and enjoy.

Apple reportedly launching a cheaper 8GB iPhone 5c on March 18th

Rumor has it that Apple's cheaper and more colorful iPhone 5c hasn't sold quite as well as the 5s. That might soon change, though. According to leaked documents unearthed by O2 Germany, Apple's releasing a cheaper 8GB version of the 5c overseas on March 18th.

​Apple's Jony Ive: 'We're surrounded by anonymous, poorly made objects'

During a rare interview, Apple's Jonathan Ive offers some insight into his own design process and how Apple products graduate from the drawing board. Every detail is given incredible thought, and for Jony, "It's not just about aesthetics... Our success is a victory for purity, integrity - for giving a damn."

Microsoft's OneNote goes completely free, launches for Macs

OneNote, Microsoft's productivity tool and Evernote competitor, has been available to Windows users for a long while, but now it's finally arrived for those running OS X. Starting today, Mac users can download the full desktop version from the App Store for the wonderful price of $0.


Microsoft intros an LTE version of the Surface 2, arrives tomorrow for $679

We knew a cellular version of Microsoft's slate was coming, but now the company's made it official. The $679 LTE Surface 2 comes in a 64GB flavor, packing the same battery life as its less-connected counterpart. You can pick one up from Microsoft and Best Buy starting tomorrow.

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